Shiv Kumar Subramaniam

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam, 2 States actor, passed away 


Shiv Kumar Subramaniam, an actor and playwright, has died. Sanya Malhotra’s onscreen father was played by an outstanding actor in Meenakshi Sundareshwar. Actress Ayesha Raza Mishra posted a message on her Facebook page on Monday, saying, “Rest in peace Shiv. Aur kya kahen (What more can I say). Be free of pain and rest my friend.”

Subramaniam’s funeral and cremation will take place at Mumbai’s Mokshdham Hindu Shamshanbhoom on Monday morning. Filmmaker Bina Sarwar tweeted, “Gutted to hear this news. Incredibly tragic, esp as it happened just two months after the passing of his and Divya’s only child – Jahaan, taken by a brain tumour 2 weeks before his 16th birthday.”

The full note read, “In loving memory of Shiv Subrahmanyam. With profound and heartfelt grief, we wish to inform you of the passing of one of the most dignified and noble souls to inhabit human form – our dearest Shiv Subrahmanyam. Incredibly talented, he was much loved and revered personally as well as professionally. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his wife Divya, her mum, dad, Rohan, Rinki and family; Bhanu chitti and all of Shiv’s family; and his huge legion of friends and fans. Kindly note – The funeral will leave from Shishira, Yamuna Nagar, Lokhandwala Back road, Andheri West at 10am, 11.04.2022. The cremation will be at slam at Mokshdham Hindu Shamshanbhoomi, Ceasar Rd, Amboli, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400058.”

In 1989, Shiv Kumar Subramaniam began his cinematic career by authoring the script for Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Parinda. Other notable films for which he is responsible include 1942: A Love Story, Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin, Arjun Pandit, Chameli, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, and Teen Patti. For Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi and Parinda, Subramaniam received Filmfare awards for Best Story and Best Screenplay, respectively.

Subramaniam went on to play supporting parts in films later on. He acted in films like as 2 States, Rocky Handsome, Hichki, Happy Journey, Risk, Prahaar, Ungli, Bangistan, Kaminey, Stanley Ka Dabba, and others.